Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Russia Pledges Essentially Zero To Global Greenhouse Gas Goals

Every country is supposed to issue their  intended nationally determined contributions (INDC) pledges before the next big U.N. climate change meeting in Paris this coming December. The Russians have just issued their INDC and it's kind of amusing. The Russians pledge to aim at "Limiting anthropogenic greenhouse gases in Russia to 70-75% of 1990 levels by the year 2030 might be a long-term indicator, subject to the maximum possible account of absorbing capacity of forests". Why amusing?  Russian emssions are already well below the 70 percent mark. Read more at http://reason.com